​​Annual Events​
All-season lake, Ski Lake photo, Sylvan Lake Indiana

​Farmers Market - MAY TO OCTOBER 

May 4th - 5th Town-wide Garage Sale

July 7th - Fireworks on Sylvan Lake

July - POKER RUN on Sylvan Lake

Aug 3rd - 4th Town-wide Garage Sale​​

Aug Chautauqua Days Festival!!!

​Oct - Golf Scramble, Chili Cook-off 

​​Oct - Trick/Treat 5:30pm - 7:30pm

November - Christmas House Walk​


The town of Rome City and Sylvan Lake hosts the second home to renowned author and nature photographer, Gene Stratton-Porter. Take a tour of the beautiful 150-acres state museum and historic site featuring formal gardens, woods, an abundance of nature, and Gene Stratton-Porter's restored lakefront cabin on  Sylvan Lake.​​

View Rome City's budget & annual report,
 please refer to link here.

Welcome residents and visitors!

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​​​Rome City 

is a welcoming small community located on famous

Sylvan Lake Indiana.​

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Job Openings

​​​Civilian Firearms Safety Program 2018 - FREE EVENT 

All welcome.  Donation welcome.

Class & live fire range only, not a certification program.

3-classes: June 16th,  July 28th, and August 25th    

Reserve (Volunteer) Officers
Rome City Marshals Office will be accepting applications for Reserve (Volunteer) Officers.  Applications can be picked up at the Rome City Town Hall and will be accepted until March 16th, 2018.

Community Text Info
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Rome City is home to the Gene Stratton-Porter State Museum and Historic site 

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 The small town of Rome City, Indiana is a tourist destination and a wonderful lake community nestled perfectly in northeast Indiana, Noble County and Orange township. Our inviting golf cart-friendly community offers beautiful views and homes for over of 1600 residents on and around beautiful  Sylvan Lake and attracts visitors year round to our many tourist attractions.

Sylvan Lake Indiana is a SKI LAKE, an all-season lake with a wonderful public access and boat launch site,  16-miles of beautiful shoreline, great fishing, and our famous "Big Island" complete with scenic island nature trails, island church services & a public island boat dock.  

About our wonderful lake community and small town of Rome City, Indiana

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Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

A golf-cart friendly, lake community

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Contact information if you have any questions:

Tom Murphy, Percy Young, or Melissa Young

260-349-8913,  260-908-1066, 260-564-4528 




Baseball is for ages 7-14 and for softball 1st - 8th grade. Interested in playing this year? Please fill out the registration below and return it to the Town Hall by March. 2, 2018. ​​

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Free text alerts to your phone, 

Noble County Emergency Management Agency, Rome City & Sylvan Lake Assoc.

TEXT: 888777 and enter code SYLVAN57


Sylvan lake in Winter, Town of Rome City


Tues & Thurs. 5:30pm - 7:00pm

 Homework help for kids & free snacks every Tuesday and Thursday!
175 Front St. Rome City, IN.  GET FLYER